The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 58 100 122
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Contract jobs citing REST 119 108 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.44% 1.97% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.60% 6.61% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 70
Median daily rate £500 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.58%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1123 1634 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.48% 29.82% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 1285 1414
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing REST as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing REST also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for REST.

1 174 (80.56%) Java
2 144 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (51.85%) TDD
4 110 (50.93%) Finance
5 103 (47.69%) Banking
6 81 (37.50%) NoSQL
7 77 (35.65%) Scrum
8 71 (32.87%) JavaScript
9 68 (31.48%) SDLC
10 65 (30.09%) SOAP
11 64 (29.63%) HTML
11 64 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 61 (28.24%) Pair Programming
13 59 (27.31%) Web Services
14 53 (24.54%) JSON
15 46 (21.30%) Spring
16 45 (20.83%) CSS
17 43 (19.91%) XML
17 43 (19.91%) BDD
18 41 (18.98%) AngularJS
19 38 (17.59%) SQL
20 33 (15.28%) HTML5
21 31 (14.35%) OO
22 29 (13.43%) JUnit
23 28 (12.96%) CSS3
24 27 (12.50%) MongoDB
24 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
25 26 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
26 25 (11.57%) Oracle
26 25 (11.57%) Linux

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.65%) Node.js
2 20 (9.26%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.09%) Jetty
4 9 (4.17%) nginx
5 8 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.78%) CMS
7 5 (2.31%) Mule
8 4 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.39%) JBoss
10 2 (0.93%) Apache
10 2 (0.93%) Confluence
11 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.85%) Lucidchart
4 3 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.46%) Boomi
6 1 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.46%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.46%) SSH
3 1 (0.46%) SSL
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 64 (29.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 27 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 22 (10.19%) Relational Database
5 18 (8.33%) MySQL
6 13 (6.02%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.56%) Neo4j
8 11 (5.09%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.17%) Apache Hive
9 9 (4.17%) Impala
10 7 (3.24%) Big Data
10 7 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.78%) Redis
12 4 (1.85%) DB2
12 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.93%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) JUnit
2 27 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.72%) Subversion
4 20 (9.26%) Maven
5 18 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.87%) JIRA
7 13 (6.02%) Cucumber
7 13 (6.02%) Mockito
8 9 (4.17%) Selenium
9 7 (3.24%) EasyMock
10 6 (2.78%) Gradle
11 5 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.31%) JBehave
11 5 (2.31%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.39%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.93%) Hudson
13 2 (0.93%) Jasmine
13 2 (0.93%) QUnit
13 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 110 (50.93%) Finance
2 103 (47.69%) Banking
3 14 (6.48%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.56%) Games
5 11 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.31%) Front Office
6 5 (2.31%) Marketing
7 4 (1.85%) Retail
8 3 (1.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 181 (83.80%) Developer
2 126 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 60 (27.78%) Agile Developer
4 59 (27.31%) Agile Java Developer
5 20 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (6.02%) Angular Developer
8 12 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 11 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Architect
10 10 (4.63%) Games Developer
10 10 (4.63%) HTML Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Java Games Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Release Manager
10 10 (4.63%) Telecoms Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Telecoms Java Developer
11 7 (3.24%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.24%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (30.09%) SOAP
2 64 (29.63%) HTML
3 59 (27.31%) Web Services
4 53 (24.54%) JSON
5 46 (21.30%) Spring
6 45 (20.83%) CSS
7 43 (19.91%) XML
8 41 (18.98%) AngularJS
9 33 (15.28%) HTML5
10 28 (12.96%) CSS3
11 23 (10.65%) JMS
12 21 (9.72%) Hibernate
13 15 (6.94%) .NET
13 15 (6.94%) J2EE
13 15 (6.94%) Java EE
14 14 (6.48%) jQuery
15 13 (6.02%) JDBC
15 13 (6.02%) JSP
16 12 (5.56%) RESTful
17 11 (5.09%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.78%) Derivative
6 5 (2.31%) Equities
6 5 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.85%) Fintech
8 3 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.39%) Life Science
8 3 (1.39%) Social Media
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.57%) Linux
2 22 (10.19%) Unix
3 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.85%) Android
5 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.39%) Windows
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (51.85%) TDD
3 77 (35.65%) Scrum
4 68 (31.48%) SDLC
5 61 (28.24%) Pair Programming
6 43 (19.91%) BDD
7 31 (14.35%) OO
8 26 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.87%) Front End Development
10 17 (7.87%) MVC
10 17 (7.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (7.41%) Web Development
12 14 (6.48%) Kanban
12 14 (6.48%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.02%) High Availability
13 13 (6.02%) Microservices
13 13 (6.02%) SOA
14 11 (5.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 174 (80.56%) Java
2 71 (32.87%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.59%) SQL
4 19 (8.80%) C#
4 19 (8.80%) Python
5 17 (7.87%) Scala
6 10 (4.63%) PHP
6 10 (4.63%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.24%) C++
8 7 (3.24%) Perl
9 6 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.78%) Groovy
10 5 (2.31%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.31%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.85%) Ruby
12 3 (1.39%) Go
13 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.93%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SDET
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.24%) Puppet
3 4 (1.85%) Capistrano
3 4 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.46%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) Oracle
2 7 (3.24%) Google
3 5 (2.31%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.39%) ServiceNow
5 2 (0.93%) Murex
5 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) Sybase
5 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.46%) Akamai
6 1 (0.46%) Apple
6 1 (0.46%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.46%) Dell
6 1 (0.46%) ESRI
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.46%) Sony
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Zuora
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